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What's next if testosterone shots don't work?
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RollsCanardly posted:

I'm 60 y.o., and have had a great sex life with my wife, until a year ago. Loss of libido, inability to get a firm enough erection has all but ended any physical sex. Low testosterone was found by the family doctor, and now, after 6 months of testosterone injections, there's been no improvement at all. I do get semi-erect sometimes at night (where I used to get fully aroused) so I do know it's still possible to get an erection. I'm about 25 lbs overweight. Viagra and Cialis worked at first, but not now.

When the testosterone shots and Viagra don't work, what, if any choices do I now have?

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diabetesfighter responded:
RollsCanardly,

I have had diabetes for about 4 years now. One of my problems that arose was Erectile Dysfunction. I went to the doctor after some pressure from my wife and he told me that the diabetes was what was causing it. He told me about several options; surgery, pills, and vacuum therapy system.

I took the pills first. Pills never did give me a 100% erection and decreased in effectiveness over time. Doctor then told me about the surgery options... Seemed to scary.

So I tried his other option... the pump. It was the only thing that gave me a 100% erection. Be careful about what pump you get. I have been to some sites and their devices just look scary. My doctor told me to look at an FDA approved device and so I found Pos-T-Vac Medical.

I have never tried Testosterone, because I have never needed it. But you should check out the vacuum pump. You can hold an erection up to 30 minutes with one.

Let us know what you try and if it works!
 
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RollsCanardly replied to diabetesfighter's response:
Thanks for your info - I'm checking into it.. and while it might be the solution, and a solution is the goal, the idea of having to use a device to get it up would take some getting used to. Male pride issue, but if the things work.. I'm seeing $500 price tags - is that what it'll cost for a safe and effective device? Is the constriction band uncomfortable, especially during climax? Any candid info is welcome.


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